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Engineer Locomotive Salary

$73,833 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,676

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Locomotive is $73,833 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Locomotive is between $53,029 and $91,035. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineer Locomotive. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Drives electric, diesel-electric, or gas-turbine-electric locomotive.
  • Understands and follows train orders, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations, to transport passengers or freight.
  • Inspects locomotive before run to verify specified fuel, sand, water, and other supplies.
  • Ensures departure time from station or terminal is in accordance with time schedule, synchronizing watch with that of other railroad personnel.
Engineer Locomotive Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Locomotive Engineers

Job family population: 35,680

Estimated population of Engineer Locomotive jobs: 34,017

Rate of error: 9.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$85,592
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Engineer Locomotive Job Listings for United States

Electrical Engineer
Jun 12
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Stadler US
As a Electrical Engineer, you will be a viable member of a team focused on creating highly ... In addition, Stadler produces locomotives, shunting locomotives and passenger coaches, including ...
Battery Systems Design Engineer
May 15
Erie, PA, USA
QuEST Global
Battery Systems Design Engineer Location : Erie, PA Essential Job Functions * Responsible to act as ... The individual will need to conduct locomotive testing or travel to customer property to conduct ...
Mechanical Engineer
Jun 11
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Stadler US
... Engineering and AWS Certified Welding Engineer certification · Working knowledge of 3D Modeling ... In addition, Stadler produces locomotives, shunting locomotives and passenger coaches, including ...
Controls Engineer
May 30
Kansas City, KS, USA
Amsted Rail - Griffin Wheel
... and locomotives. Our company focus for more than a century has been on providing the most ... Position Su mmary: The Controls Engineer is responsible for Providing technical support to ...
System Engineer
Jun 6
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Stadler US
As a System Engineer, you will be a viable member of a team focused on creating highly efficient ... In addition, Stadler produces locomotives, shunting locomotives and passenger coaches, including ...
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